Master of Science in Finance and Investment - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis

Nairobi
2 years
Master/MBA
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

The two year Master of Science in Finance and Investment is designed to equip students with the in-depth theoretical knowledge, qualitative tools, and analytical skills, that will allow them to flourish in the worlds of practical and academic finance. Taken on-campus at Kenya Methodist University, this course provides learners with the opportunity to master critical thinking and problem solving skills so that they'll be able to handle contemporary issues within the workplace. Students will be required to submit a research thesis at the end of the second year. 

Careers in Finance and Investment are as diverse as they come, with job roles covering everything from food and agriculture to business and banking. Depending on your area of interest, this degree will help you develop specialised analytical skills, enabling you to enter multiple industries and build a career that is challenging, evolving, very satisfying, and extremely well-paid. If this sounds like the right path for you, then this Masters course will provide you with a solid foundation upon which you can enhance your employability and gain a significant advantage in the job market.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate a complete grounding in the modern theory and practice of Finance. 
  • Develop quantitative techniques that are so integral to the field. 
  • Gain exposure to current problems in the industry via case studies and lear how to handle real-world problems. 
  • Choose whether they want their learning to go on a more practical or academic pathway. 
  • Enhance their leadership and communication skills. 
Certification obtained

Master of Science in Finance and Investment

What jobs will I qualify for?

 The MSc Finance & investment programme prepares graduates for careers in areas such as: 

  • Commercial or Retail Banker 
  • Financial analyst
  • Investment Manager 
  • Hedge Fund Manager 

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

For admission into the programme, a candidate must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements:  

  • Be a holder of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised university with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree with Upper Second Class in a relevant discipline from a recognised university. 
  • Be a holder of Bachelor's degree with a Lower Second Class in a relevant discipline from a recognised university and two (2) years relevant working experience at management level. 
Note: Possession of the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the Master Degree. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 2,000 KES 
  • Provide 4 passport-sized photographs 
  • Attach a copy of their National ID/Passport and relevant academic/professional certificates  

Payment options

All payments must be made through bank deposits or bankers cheques, using the following information: 

Consolidated Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10071200000122
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 0140290923812
Cooperative Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 01129020131200 
Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 030131055757
Commercial Bank of Kenya 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 1113539364
National Bank 
  • Branch: Mombasa 
  • Bank Account Number: 01021009876700
Family Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 063000022033
Chase Bank 
  • Branch: Riverside 
  • Bank Account Number: 0082071993001
Standard Chartered Bank

  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10102863422800
UBA Bank
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Bank Account Number: 55010160006068

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University over the period of two years (4 trimesters). At the end of the second year, students will have to submit a research thesis.

The curriculum is as follows:

YEAR 1
Trimester 1 
  • Financial Markets
  • Investment Mathematics
  • Statistics 
  • The Analysis of Corporate Monetary Information.
  • Monetary Management
Trimester 2 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Derivatives 
  • Research Methods 
  • Portfolio Management 
  • Equity and other Security Valuation 
Year 2
Trimester 1 
  • Market Efficiency.
  • Public Sector Monetary Management
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance.
  • Case Studies 
  • International Accounting 
Trimester 2 
  • Research Thesis 
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Where and When

31/05/2019

Kenya Methodist University


View Park Towers 16th Floor, Nairobi, Kenya

30/09/2019

Kenya Methodist University


View Park Towers 16th Floor, Nairobi, Kenya

Course Provider

Email & Website
  • info@kemu.ac.ke
  • http://www.kemu.ac.ke
Phone & Location
  • +254724256162
  • +254725751878
  • View Park Towers 16th Floor